Who doesn’t love a sewing challenge? For 2017 there’s a new stash-busting sewing challenge going around, #sewwhatyougot, sew eight outfits, … More
Franken pattern jumpsuit, 40s meets 60s
Last year I fell in love with jumpsuits. Big time. This post is about my forth jumpsuit, working from this … More
Butterick 2137 60s summer frock
Vintage Butterick 2137 in a 60s floral print…perfect for summer! Yet another unfinished-project-busting Vintage Pattern Pledge dress… I have made … More
…Another new Jumpsuit, Vogue 6435
I simply had to make another jumpsuit after this project, Vogue 6435 in wool crepe. Nice to drag mum’s old … More
More vintage pattern crushes
Do you know how long I’ve wanted a vintage hat pattern or two? Ages! After rather cooly flicking through every … More
Auckland Vintage Textile Fair.
It was today. And it was wonderful. Hats? A hat for everyone. Truly. This table, from Agent Bluebelle’s Wardrobe, was full … More
Eeek. New patterns.
Isn’t this fabulous? And this? Just look at all those options! And this, it has grown on me, and I … More
Naughty Noël, a Christmas cocktail
Our Christmas cocktail, the Naughty Noël, mmm mm. This is almost one month too late, but it still goes down … More
Simplicity 5908 done and dusted!
This little number didn’t take long at all – I cut it out in one of my cutting binge sessions … More
Mad Men inspired cocktails part three, Green Sea
This is my top cocktail so far… Green Sea, I mean, the name says it all. 1 part vodka 1 … More